Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 vs Intel Core i5-7600K

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
3700 MHz / Cores: 4 / Oct 2015
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5Intel Socket 1151
Type: Server

Intel Core i5-7600K
3700 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    126%
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    104%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    136%
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 36% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 26% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600K

None

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Features

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5Intel Core i5-7600K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
TXT
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
ECC
HTT
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
x8 SDDC
vPro
CLMUL
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5Intel Core i5-7600K
ArchitectureIntel_SkylakevsIntel_Kabylake
MarketServervsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameSkylake-DTvsKaby Lake
Release DateOct 2015vsSep 2016

Cores

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5Intel Core i5-7600K
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5Intel Core i5-7600K
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5Intel Core i5-7600K
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA12Cvs
Die Size160 mm²vs0 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5Intel Core i5-7600K
Cpu Frequency3700 MHzvs3800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4000 MHzvs4000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP80 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    4600 points
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    4800 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    20424 points
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    18240 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    171
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    178

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    815
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    662

points - higher is better

Rendering: LuxMark CPU OpenCL

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    2313
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    1730

points - higher is better

Rendering: LuxMark CPU C++

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    2602
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    1714

points - higher is better